Pickup Kit for Tele Bridge

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With Alnico 5 magnets

Item # 5965
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With Alnico 2 magnets

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Pickup Kit for Tele Bridge

About This Item

Build your own pickups from the ground up: go for the vintage sound or wind it your own way for custom tone!

Choose Alnico 5 or Alnico 2 magnets:
Alnico 2 magnets give a warmer tone and low end response with smooth, singing highs. Many builders use them in the bridge pickups of solidbodies.
Alnico 5 produces a brighter tone with a tighter low end and stinging highs. They're great for neck position pickups, to help keep the tone clear without getting muddy.

    Pickup Kit for Tele Bridge includes
  • Black fiber bobbin flatwork
  • Brass eyelets
  • Polepieces ready to magnetize (instructions included, Alnico 2 magnets are marked red on one end to tell them apart from Alnico 5's)
  • Coil-wrap string
  • Copper-plated steel baseplate
  • Black and white push-back wire
  • Mounting screws
  • Compressible tubing for height adjustment
Polepiece spacing 2.165" (54.99mm)
Pole to pole
(measured on centers)
0.433" (11.00mm)


Product Instructions

Wax potting pickups

Custom pickup builder Lindy Fralin explains the reasoning behind and guidelines to wax potting pickups.

Product Instructions

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Assembly instructions for the single-coil pickup kit.

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(Customer's Reviews)

I'm a still a novice at winding. The Stewmac kits offer a lot of quality and support for the buck. Happy with my results so far.


Pickup Kit for Tele Bridge

(Customer's Reviews)

great sounding, easy to work with kit. Loved the result and the price!


Made an AP11 into a Tele bridge PUP

(Customer's Reviews)

I found this kit and finally purchased it after procrastinating for about 3 months. I needed the bottom plates for 2 Tele pups I have and the bottom bobbin piece and plate for a project. I wanted to make a Tele bridge pup out of a Carvin AP11 pup. I did this by taking the bottom bobbin piece off, cutting the center magnet holes out to make a slot, then super gluing the Tele bobbin piece on. I then potted the bottom of the pup and while the wax was still hot stuck the plate on. The end result is an excellent sounding pup and a great match at the neck of my Tele. Great parts, highly recommended.

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